Tag Archives: pain
Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 by Jennifer.
When it comes to pain relief and resolution of other symptoms associated with arthritis and other medical conditions, treatment and management can be divided into the following types based on the method and site of administration: Local or topical treatment: This refers to the administration of the drug or the pain killer at the “actual [...]
Posted on 09. Mar, 2012 by Jennifer.
What is meant by a chronic condition? Chronic conditions tend to cause problems over many years. Some common examples are arthritis, heart disease, lung disease, diabetes and stroke. Most people with a chronic condition feel fatigue and loss of energy. Some experience pain, while others have trouble breathing. Sleeping problems are common, and many people [...]
Posted on 15. Feb, 2012 by Jennifer.
Dealing with pain can be the hardest part of having arthritis or a related condition, but patient can learn to manage it and its impact on their life. The first step is to know which type of arthritis or condition the patient has, because that will help determine treatment. Before learning different management techniques, however, [...]
Posted on 20. Jan, 2012 by Jennifer.
Did you know that there are over 100 different types of arthritis? To keep things simple, you can divide arthritis into two general types: Inflammatory arthritis: The root cause of degenerative arthritis is the breakdown of cartilage Degenerative arthritis: Inflammation of the lining (synovium) of the joint is the root cause of inflammatory arthritis. RA [...]
Posted on 18. Jan, 2012 by Jennifer.
Arthritis is a general or universal term used for a huge group of related conditions including rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. While arthritis causes severe pain in the joints, relief comes from many directions like exercises, diet, massages, yoga, drugs etc. While the advancement in medical field still soars, it does good to bear in mind [...]
Posted on 16. Jan, 2012 by Jennifer.
The word arthritis, which literally means joint inflammation, is derived from the Greek words arthros (joint) and itis (inflammation), and its major symptom is joint pain. Although the same group of ailments is sometimes called rheumatism, it’s usually referred to as arthritis. The word arthralgia, a term that’s used much less frequently, refers to joint [...]
Posted on 11. Jan, 2012 by Jennifer.
Avoid kneeling Kneeling at home, work or church is a knee killer. Pressure is concentrated on the front of the knee where there is lots of arthritis under the knee cap. Therefore, avoid kneeling if at all possible. Don’t lift / carry heavy loads Every extra pound you lift or carry increases stress on [...]